i would’ve never expected it, but coding on my phone via ssh and using vim works surprisingly well? modal editors, having been developed for printout-based viewing, seem to translate really well to mobile’s constrained input options

slow, of course, but engaging and oddly satisfying; Shelly on iOS is a legit, minimal ssh app :~


@cblgh On iOS I’ve found that the inability to hold down something like the j key makes it a pain, as well as the extra steps needed to access special characters (and go back from special chars to the regular keyboard) like $

@jarbus i never really homerowed, having grown up with wasd from online gaming, so not terribly bothered. i found myself trying to minimize movement in general and using Shelly’s directional swiping

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